Tag Archives 2018 FIFA World Cup

World Cup: Sweden Win Mexico 3:0
World Cup: Sweden Win Mexico 3:0

World Cup: Sweden Win Mexico 3:0

Sweden this afternoon won Mexico 3:0. Mexico was almost sure of qualification baring huge winning margins in the German match while Sweden needed a win to have a chance of qualifying. Sweden started scoring in the 50th minute through Ludwin Augustinsson. In the 62nd minute, Sweden got a second from... read more »

World Cup: Defender Champions, Germany Crash Out, Lose 2:0 to Korea Republic
World Cup: Defender Champions, Germany C...

World Cup: Defender Champions, Germany Crash Out, Lose 2:0 to Korea Republi...

Germany, who are the defending champions of the World Cup have been eliminated in the first round by Korea Republic. The Koreans who had nothing at stake except their pride held the Germans who needed a win to a goal-less draw until the additional time of the match. In the 3rd minute of additional... read more »

World Cup: France and Denmark Play a Goal-less Draw
World Cup: France and Denmark Play a Goa...

World Cup: France and Denmark Play a Goal-less Draw

France and Denmark today played a goal-less draw in the on-going 2018 FIFA World Cup. The French had already qualified while Denmark needed a draw to ensure their qualification. According to Didier Deschamps, the French coach “We have reached our goal and the most important thing for us was... read more »

World Cup: Peru Defeats Australia 2:0
World Cup: Peru Defeats Australia 2:0

World Cup: Peru Defeats Australia 2:0

In a match between two home bound teams, Peru defeated Australia 2:0. Peru opened scoring in the 18th minute through Carrillo and then doubled their lead in the 50th minute through Guerrero. Though the two teams are already out of the tournament, the Peru side left with some dignity. After the... read more »

World Cup: Croatia Wins Iceland 2:1
World Cup: Croatia Wins Iceland 2:1

World Cup: Croatia Wins Iceland 2:1

Iceland’s run in the World Cup was brought to an end in their 1:2 loss to Croatia. The Croatian team had already qualified prior to the match while Iceland needed to win the match to stand any chance of qualifying. Milan Badelj opened scoring for the Croatians in the 53rd minute and Iceland... read more »

World Cup: Nigeria Loses 1:2 to Argentina, Crashes Out of the World Cup

World Cup: Nigeria Loses 1:2 to Argentina, Crashes Out of the World Cup

The Nigerian Super Eagles this evening lost 1:2 to the Argentinians. In a match which promised to be highly competitive, Argentina came needing a win to qualify while Nigeria needed a... read more »

World Cup: Iran Gives Portugal a Scare, Plays a 1:1 Draw

World Cup: Iran Gives Portugal a Scare, Plays a 1:1 Draw

The Portugal team was nearly eliminated by Iran in a match which finally ended 1:1. Portugal had taken the lead in the 45th minute through Quaresma which saw the first half ending 1:0. In... read more »

World Cup: Morocco Holds Spain to a 2:2 Draw

World Cup: Morocco Holds Spain to a 2:2 Draw

Morocco ended their World Cup campaign with a fiery performance which saw them holding Spain to a 2:2 draw. Morocco opened scoring in the 14th minute through Boutaib and Isco leveled things... read more »

World Cup: Russia Loses 0:3 to Uruguay

World Cup: Russia Loses 0:3 to Uruguay

The Russian team experienced their first loss of the tournament, losing 0:3 to Uruguay. Luis Suarez opened scoring for Uruguay in the 10th minute and in the 23rd minute, Uruguay got a... read more »

World Cup: Egypt Ends World Cup without a Win, Loses 1:2 to Saudi Arabia

World Cup: Egypt Ends World Cup without a Win, Loses 1:2 to Saudi...

The Egyptian team lost 1:2 to Saudi Arabia, ending their World Cup campaign without a win. Having earlier lost to Uruguay and Russia, they ended without a single point. Salah opened scoring in the... read more »